"Peace, good health and prosperity to all 2023".
To cherish the end of 2022 and celebrate the new year ahead, Desi celebrities spent time with family, friends and loved ones.
Many Bollywood stars headed off to other countries such as Dubai to ring in 2023, while others stayed in their homelands.
Social media platforms like Instagram were centric to the sharing of their festivities.
Photos and videos were shared to give fans and viewers insights into their celebrations.
Here’s how some Desi stars celebrated the start of 2023.
Talk-show host Fahad Mustafa made sure he surprised his fans with a wish from the Pakistan cricket team captain on his Instagram.
Fahad shared a reel admitting that while he does not post on Insta often, he wanted to wish his followers with a special someone.
And that special someone turned out to be Babar, who delivered a new year’s wish.
The famous talk-show host captioned his Instagram reel with:
“Happy New Year from me and @babarazam”
Bollywood actress Mouni Roy shared her Instagram reel where she shows herself ‘dancing into’ 2023.
The Gold actress wears a delightful full-length blue sky with a light blue vest crop top.
She dances with friends and then is seen walking with hubby Suraj Nambiar who she married in 2022.
Her caption says:
“Dancing into 2023 like…..”
She posted a photo of herself hugging her husband on New Year’s day.
Singer Aima Baig entered in 2023 with a concert in Jhelum, Pakistan.
She wished her fans and the crowd a happy new year.
Posting a snippet from the event to Instagram, she captioned the video:
“Happy new year everyone!
“Here’s to hoping for a year full of new music and inner peace and forever bonds, be nice 2023.”
“To be able to spend every new year’s [eve] with you all is truly a blessing.
“Thank you for all the support and love, always. P.S. Jhelum you guys were a total vision and vibe!”
Bollywood celebrity Alia Bhatt entered the new year with a huge smile.
She wore the grey and pink emoji printed pyjamas and glittery bunny ears which said 2023.
Alia captioned her new years Instagram post with:
“Happy new year!
“Bringing in 2023 with the fullest heart .. comfiest pyjamas .. yummiest Chinese and loveliest people!”
Alia Bhatt and her husband Ranbir Kapoor welcomed the new year with a cosy pyjama dinner party.
The two entered 2023 surrounded by friends and family.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor entered the new year looking like a goddess in a sequined emerald gown.
Kareena towered in a balloon-filled hallway in her glamorous gown.
Whilst she did not specify where she went or how she celebrated her night, she captioned her Instagram post with: “2023, I am so ready for you. About last night.”
She also posted a lovely family photo featuring herself, her hubby Saif Ali Khan and her two sons, Taimur and Jehangir.
Her caption says:
Virat Koli and his wife, Anushka Sharma celebrated their New Year’s Eve with a fancy dinner in Dubai.
Posting pictures from their getaway, Virat welcomed 2023 with a heart emoji and a loved-up picture of the pair at a restaurant.
While Anushka gave her seal of approval to Dubai, captioning her post: “This city, us, last night!”
This gives you a glimpse into some of the Desi stars who were happy to share their start to the new year on social media.